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Brando's Smile: His Life, Thought, and Work

Susan L. Mizruchi · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking work that reveals how Marlon Brando shaped his legacy in art and life. When people think about Marlon Brando, they think of the movie star, the hunk, the scandals. In Brando's Smile, Susan L. Mizruchi reveals the Brando others have missed: the man who collected four...
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This Is Who We Were: In the 1960's

Diana Delgado · Grey House Pub; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This is Who We Were: In the 1960s explores American life in the 1960s - a truly tumultuous and pivotal decade in our nation. Readers will uncover what life was like for ordinary Americans as they lived through a Social Revolution, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Vietnam War, all in the span...
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The Kennan Diaries

George F Kennan · W.W. Norton & Company,
Pages: 712
Format: Hardcover

A landmark collection, spanning ninety years of U.S. history, of the never-before-published diaries of George F. Kennan, America's most famous diplomat. On a hot July afternoon in 1953, George F. Kennan descended the steps of the State Department building as a newly retired man. His career...
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

DAVID BARON · LIVERIGHT PUBLISHING CORP
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

This epic story of a nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthrall readers, as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years plunges America into darkness. In the scorching summer of 1878, with the Gilded Age in its infancy, three tenacious and brilliant scientists raced to Wyoming...
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The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power

Thomas J. Christensen · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

This compelling assessment of U.S.-China relations is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the globalized world.Many see China as a rival superpower to the United States and imagine the country's rise to be a threat to U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond. Thomas J. Christensen...
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Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship

Russell A Barkley · Guilford Press
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

If life with your teen has become a battleground, it's time to take action. This empathic book shows how. Trusted psychologists who have worked with thousands of families give you the tools you need to overcome defiance and get teen behavior back on track. By following the authors' clinically...
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Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History

Barry Eichengreen · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008. Both occurred against the backdrop of sharp credit booms, dubious banking practices, and a fragile and unstable global financial system. When markets went...
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Digging for Richard III: The Search for the Lost King

Mike Pitts · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The story of the archaeology behind the dig that found Richard III, told through a fascinating array of photographs, diagrams, and firsthand accounts In August 2012 a search began and on February 4, 2013 a team from Leicester University delivered its verdict to a mesmerized press room,...
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Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

Marilyn Johnson · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The author of The Dead Beat and This Book is Overdue! turns her piercing eye and charming wit to the real-life avatars of Indiana Jones - the archaeologists who sort through the muck and mire of swamps, ancient landfills, volcanic islands, and other dirty places to reclaim history for us all.Pompeii,...
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Successful Infant Feeding: Ensuring Your Baby Thrives on the Breast or Bottle

Heather Welford · Carroll & Brown Ltd.; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Feeding a baby is a parent's earliest and most important task. Feeding is also essential to the parents' well-being; if a baby doesn't thrive or if the process is unsatisfying, parents can become anxious and distressed. Breastfeeding is the natural way to fee an infant, but many...
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